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Time for weed control in grassland
Kieran Mailey
Following first-cut silage, farmers should be thinking about controlling weeds as swards regrow.
19 June 2022 News
Some pictures to help identify grass weeds on farm
Grass weeds are visible in many crops at present and will become more visible in the coming weeks in spring crops.
11 May 2022 Husbandry
Moving towards T2 in winter wheat and final sprays on barley
Crops are moving nicely through growth stages, with winter barley heading towards its final fungicide at earing out, winter wheat is at T2 and early spring crops are at T1 timing.
Spring sowing done in two rounds in Donegal
Stephen Robb takes a walk through crops in Donegal to see how they are developing this spring.
4 May 2022 Crops
42% fewer pesticide exceedances in Irish water in 2021
Despite a welcome decrease in pesticide exceedances in 2021, parts of Longford, Limerick, Cavan, Wexford, Mayo and Limerick are areas of concern for Irish Water.
26 April 2022 News
Tillage Management: emphasis swings back to fertilisation and husbandry
With most spring crops now emerged, the emphasis swings to early nitrogen application and herbicides and PGRs are now important on many winter cereals.
20 April 2022 Husbandry
Is your sprayer in check and up to spec?
Gary Abbott met with Gavin Weldon of sprayer specialists Wel-Tech to get his advice when it comes to sprayer maintenance and what to consider before applying liquid fertilisers.
6 April 2022 Farm machinery
Home Farm: Signs of the times
I hadn’t really believed the stories of 500 litres being the normal delivery, but it was true.
15 March 2022 Opinion